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Getting in Shape For Spring Activities   Winter Blues hit hard if you don’t enjoy the cold! It can be hard to motivate yourself to stay active during the winter months if you aren’t interested in winter activities such as skiing, snowboarding, etc. This can lead to inactivity during the winter, followed by your body being in less-than-optimal shape when spring and summer roll around. Studies show that most people are more active in nicer weather. With spring approaching, we ne...
Posted on 2021-04-01
When to Skip the Primary Care Physician and Go Straight to a Physical Therapist Did you know that starting with physical therapy first can save you thousands of dollars? Physical therapy helps by addressing harmful movement issues early that, left untreated, often lead to bigger more expensive medical interventions in the future.  Instead of reflexively spending hundreds of dollars on unnecessary medical doctor visits, or worse, ignoring your pain because of expensive healthcare costs,...
Posted on 2021-03-29
Keeping High School Athletes Game-Ready & Injury-Free  High school sports are an annual tradition. The teams are beacons of pride in communities across the country. And to the athletes, it’s often much more than just a “game.” Sports bring people together, which, in a time of the COVID-19 virus, has become completely redefined. New norms include social distancing, protective face coverings and a number of other safety measures.  At the beginning of last year, no...
Posted on 2021-03-04
Stay Injury Free During Your Winter Sports Season Ryan Etsus, PT, DPT Doctor of Physical Therapy Ski season is upon us! (or in my case, snowboard season). Being new to the area I’m not used to being able to drive under an hour to hit the slopes. This has made me all too eager to spend as much time on my board as possible! My favorite resort so far must be Jackson Hole Ski Resort. The runs are steep, and the snow was great. Being the physical therapist I am, I couldn’t help b...
Posted on 2021-02-19
Young At Heart: Heart Healthy Habits For Seniors When it comes to the impact of age on the heart, there’s both good news and perhaps some disheartening news. The not-so-great news: People aged 65 or older are more likely to suffer from cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death in America. The good news: It’s never too late to improve your heart health! Age may be a risk factor for heart disease in older adults, but there are ways to prevent (and even reverse!) some of th...
Posted on 2021-02-03
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